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Jul 28, 2010 7:00pm EDT
illegal immigrants from the u.s. and today, we learned nearly 90 illegal immigrants wanted in connection with a variety of crimes were arrested during a three-day sweep in northern virginia and dc last month. all 87 had committed crimes or ignored orders to leave this country. the u.s. marshal service and the u.s. immigrations officials all took part in that operation. >> meantime, arizona's brand- new immigration law is set to take effect tomorrow, but it will do so without some of its mor controversial provisions. samantha hayes has more on a u.s. district judge's decision to block key parts of that measure. >> just a day before arizona's controversial immigration law goes into effect, a u.s. district judge has issued a ruling. applauded by the obama administration temporarily blocking the most con ten shows provision of the new law. arizona governor who signed the law in april says the preliminary injunction will be appealed. >> it's a pump in the road. we knew regardless of what happened today, one side or the other side was going to appeal. so this begins the process. >>
Jul 27, 2010 7:00pm EDT
billion tax credit from the u.s. government to cover its own losses. under current u.s. corporate tax law, the company can take credits worth up to 35% of those losses. so what do you think? tax credit means that money comes from some of your tax dollars. share your feelings in mcginty's mail bag. >> a former rival says he is ready to play for the burgundy and gold. hear more from donovan mcnabb a little later. first, grab those four leaf clovers and find out why some say luck saves a driver. that's up next. >>> an 81-year-old woman is recovering tonight after what amounts to a stroke of luck saved her life. virginia state police say she drove off the road in bedford county after getting a cramp in her leg. a man who pulled on to the shoulder happened to see her car at the bottom of an embankment. he pulled off at the right spot. police say she was trapped inside her vehicle for about five hours. >> we talk a lot about the down economy, but that doesn't seem to be keeping folks in arlington from getting out of town. according to a new study by, arlington residents spend
Jul 19, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. the only way he can get it back now is to repay a $3,000 loan to the u.s. embassy. >> now he has to suffer the indignity of having to repay the government for forcing him to do this. it's just not fair. it is un-american. >> reporter: i'm peggy fox in woodbridge where a woman is charged with killing her own father with a prescription drug overdose. now neighbors are suspicious about her mother's death. >> i don't know what to say. that's shocking. >> a few people were surprised their former neighbor, 53-year- old patricia blevins is charged with murdering her father. >> she shook up to neighborhood so to speak. >> reporter: police say they found high levels including crushed tablets of the generic form of zoloft in his body. he had heart and lung conditions and was not prescribed the antidepressant. the drug was the same one she was involved in a conviction of bring fraud. >> the fact there was so many pills in his system there is an indication that he was forced to use these or the drugs were given to him against his knowledge. >> reporter: i'm scott broom in largo where police con
Jul 23, 2010 7:00pm EDT
tirement ceremony for the former u.s. ground commander in afghanistan. he lost his job following despairing remarks about the obama administration which showed up in rolling stone magazine but he is permed to retire as a four star general. >>> coming up on 9 news now, will the heat wave cool down? devon has a look at the forecast. >>> up next the search continues for survivors after a medical transport plane crashes in to lake michigan. welcome to the world of lovaza, where nature meets science. if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes, you may also have very high triglycerides -- too much fat in the blood. it's a serious medical condition. lovaza, along with diet, effectively lowers very high triglycerides in adults but has not been shown to prevent heart attacks or strokes. lovaza starts with omega-3 fish oil that's then purified and concentrated. it's the only omega-3 medication that's fda-approved. you can't get it at a health food store. lovaza isn't right for everyone. tell your doctor if you're allergic to fish, have other medical conditions and about
Jul 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
over the last six months really go? well u.s. relief organizations have raised $1.3 billion over the last six months but most of the money hasn't been spent yet. 458million comes from the american red cross as the haiti relief fund. 111million has been spent on food, emergency services and shelter. and another group yelle haiti has provided $59 million and has provided 84,000 hot meals and 33,000 bottles of water and 2500 diapers and thousands of day-to-day items. >>> topper, are we clear for now? >> we're not clear. we'll start wide. we'll see most of the showers and thunderstorms up to the north, baltimore, philadelphia, and back to the east. and that being said we'll go back to live doppler 9000. and there are showers to the west. nothing heavy but showers in hagerstown, west of i-81 and west of martinsberg and these showers will be drifting off to the north and east and head toward hagerstown and thurmont. so we can take a breather now but not in the clear just yet. but we'll keep the chance of a shower or thunderstorm for tonight, muggy, patchy clouds develop late. temperatures
Jul 20, 2010 7:00pm EDT
had been convicted of a drug offense and deported and then he had come back to the u.s. >> we just want him off the road. >> reporter: d.c. has spent a ton of money portraying itself as a bike-friendly city. but ruth rowen said if it fails to ticket drivers for hitting bicyclists, there will always be a question. >> knock the bicyclists off their bike and give them a concussion. there won't be any consequences. >> or killed? >> or killed. >> reporter: changing that could be the one good thing to come from her daughter's death. in northboro, massachusetts, bruce leshan, 9 news now. >> we did call the d.c. police to get a comment. they did not get back to us. we also stopped by the driver's falls church home. a woman who answered the door told us to call the company. kmg hauling wouldn't comment either, however they do tell us they reached out for an out of court settlement with the family. the swanson sued them for $20 million in damages. a lawyer for the company said despite the confidential settlement, quote, we never admitted any liability in this case, but we extend our sem path
Jul 16, 2010 7:00pm EDT
his gun. >> if i had it i would have run downstairs with it. >> reporter: surae chinn at the u.s. geological survey headquarters in reston, virginia where scientists are researching the earthquake and its aftershocks. here's what they say happened this morning. they say the fault line is at an angle and say there was no much intense pressure against each other forcing the rocks to slip an inch or two, causing the tremor. an aftershock was already felt and they say there could be more on the way. >> there's even a slights possibility there will be an earthquake that is bigger than the first one. >> scientist mace never know which fault line caused the quake because the slip never surfaced since the quake happened three miles below ground. scientists say tremors were felt as fought away as 100 to 150-miles from germantown and although we don't live on a major fault line, nearby states such as new york and tennessee do. >> lose no place on the east coast that is truly safe. >>> i'm in aspen hill where after the quake shook a wall came tumbling down. >> it sounded like a low-flying p
Jul 15, 2010 7:00pm EDT
iroquois confederacy and they don't have the security features required at u.s. and english border crossings. they missed the first game this morning. it is set to play again on saturday. so what do you think? the iroquois nation may be within the nut boarders but it is not part of the this country. so should the players need u.s. passports to travel? share your thoughts on mcginty's mail bag at wes wes. >>> an update on a virginia man who was stuck in egypt. we told you aboutia yahweh healy last month. he was sent to yemen to study era back. but when he tried to come home he learned his name was on the no-fly list and he's been stuck in egypt ever since. today he told the associated press he's coming back to the united states tomorrow but he doesn't know why the u.s. officials changed their mind. >>> still ahead, topper is looking ahead to the weekend with a check on the forecast. >>> but first, you feel like you are surrounded by idiots? not if you live around here. we'll explain, up next. รง> >>> you are so smart. no really, you are. at least that's what we're hearing from a bra
Jul 9, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. before july 1st, it was 57 cents more but the u.s. senate failed to pass an extension of relief funds. >> i'm looking. i'm looking. if i find a better option maybe i will have to quit. >> it is terribly unfair. >> people are doing this work are struggling themselves. >> reporter: if caretakers leave for better pay it may force families to put their loved ones in nursing homes where their quality of life may be diminished. i'm lindsey mastis in waldorf, maryland. a 13-year-old boy nearly drown in this pool. dwayne is known as the jokester of the family but when he talked about what happened on july 4th he gets very serious. >> i remember me under water trying to come back up. >> dwayne's family said he was on the kind of the pool and he must have swallowed a lot of water and passed out. no one knows how long he was underwater. family members pulled him out of the pool. melvin and antonio are trained medics. >> they rushed him to the hospital after cpr for seven minutes. >> it is a miracle. >> he is speaking out hoping his story helps other families. >> be careful and don't let th
Jul 7, 2010 7:00pm EDT
dose of reaction on the facebook page regarding the u.s. post office plan to raise the cost of a first class stamp by 2 crepts to 46 cents. kimberly just cannot believe it. and people wonder why so many use the net for bill pay. who can afford postage. they are pricing themself out of business. but keith said, it's just two cents. if you can't afford $3 a month for stamps for your four monthly bills, don't pretend that's why you use online payments. we don't hear about fedex or ups raising rates. and jody said the postage is still a good price. it's a good deal to mail something across the country for less than 50 cents. i don'ten jay paying more -- i don't enjoy paying more for something but there is value in paying for something useful. >> and it also delivered more than bills. they deliver prescriptions, magazines, newspapers, packages, thank you notes and money -- well you get the idea. junk mail has declined with the poor economy but if we did not have junk mail, the price of a postage stamp would be above $1 a stamp now. and by the way, if the post office, one of the larges
Jul 30, 2010 7:00pm EDT
providers in the u.s. told platts energy week it is critical for lawmakers to put a price on carbons. >> marketing mechanisms are the cheapest way to do things. so it will mean an original clean air act a decade ago and it worked well for the utility industry, at least any way. so we think it is the right way to go and we need to move forward with technology. that will help us to get the job done. >> reporter: see the entire debate sunday morning at 8 a.m. on platts energy week. >>> deafen devon has the weekend forecast coming up. >>> 300-yard shuttle run is all that is between haynesworth and getting back on the field at training camp. not so easy. i will have the story. i do the cooking, the shopping, shuttling the kids around. i pay the bills, and i want to know i'm getting the best bang for my buck. use your giant card and earn one gas rewards point for every dollar you spend. every 100 points means another 10 cents off per gallon at shell. and this week, stock up on any 3 of these everyday products and earn an extra 200 points on top of what you're already earning. i rel
Jul 8, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >>> in the mail bag tonight, more conversation on the fate of the u.s. postal service, and a proposal on the table to raise by 2 cents the 44-cent cost to mail a first class letter. our friend john said wake up and smell the coffee. there is no free lunch it. be able to send a letter from here to alaska for 46-cents is a dealch but the 46 cents is not the real cost to get that letter to alaska. what is being argued is the business model to be used to cover the cost of getting that letter to alaska. one way or another it is going to come out of your pocket or do we not have a postal service? well that would be a real tragedy according to deb from arlington. i for one love getting mail and still write snail mail and people like getting it. i worry there is a whole generation that will never have real love letters, but sorry, email doesn't count in my book. and also stamps are so fun. i don't mind paying the extra 2 cents, like others i wish junk mail to be gone but i hate the thought of a world without my trusty mailman and getting a card or a note from a friend. well, deb, i h
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